Fleet population

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For the count of survivors from the Fall of the Twelve Colonies in the Re-imagined Series, see: survivor count.

The Fleet population is an attempt to chronicle how many people are within the rag-tag, fugitive fleet from the Original Series. Unlike its re-imagined successor, a definitive number of survivors is never provided; however, losses and gains in population can be provided from aired content.

Based on the available data below, there has been an overall net loss of seven people between the post-Carillon end of "Saga of a Star World" and the final act of the series finale, "The Hand of God".

Saga of a Star World

  • It is impossible to determine an exact count of survivors due to the numerous casualties incurred as a result of the Battle of Cimtar and the Battle of Carillon. Also, it is uncertain how many people were able to successfully escape Carillon before its destruction.

Lost Planet of the Gods, Part I

  • Several Warriors infected with the Otarsis virus enter critical condition. It is unknown whether or not they are tended to in time.

Lost Planet of the Gods, Part II

The Lost Warrior

  • No net losses or gains can be determined based on the content of this episode.

The Long Patrol

  • The Fleet gains three persons: Robber, Slayer and their daughter, Tanya. No further deaths or births relating to the Fleet occur on screen.

The Gun on Ice Planet Zero, Part I

The Gun on Ice Planet Zero, Part II

  • Thane and Leda die on Arcta. Wolfe flees into the wilderness, leaving his ultimate fate unknown; he is incapable of returning to the Fleet. Net loss of three.

The Magnificent Warriors

The Young Lords

  • No net losses or gains can be determined based on the content of this episode.

The Living Legend, Part I

  • An apparently fully crewed battlestar, Pegasus, joins the Fleet. Its number of crew are unknown.

The Living Legend, Part II

  • Pegasus is separated from the Fleet after the Battle of Gamoray. Sheba and Bojay are absorbed into Galactica's strike wing, along with injured crew members from Pegasus. Known net gain of at least two.

Fire in Space

  • No net losses or gains can be determined based on the content of this episode.

War of the Gods, Part I & II

  • Count Iblis joins the Fleet. However, after he is revealed as the "Prince of Darkness" in his attempt to kill Sheba, Iblis is apparently abducted by the Beings of Light.
  • Baltar surrenders himself to the Quorum of Twelve, who imprison him on the Prison Barge. Net gain of one.

The Man with Nine Lives

  • No net losses or gains can be determined based on the content of this episode.

Murder on the Rising Star

Greetings from Earth

Baltar's Escape

Experiment in Terra

  • No net losses or gains can be determined based on the content of this episode.

Take the Celestra

  • Commander Kronus is mortally wounded during the action to retake the Celestra from Charka. Net loss of one.

The Hand of God

  • No net losses or gains can be determined based on the content of this episode.
  • However, if Adama keeps his word, Baltar will be left on a reasonably hospitable planet, thus reducing the Fleet population by one.